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Parents & Families

A resource page for your
First Time Student
NSC-Gear-Students

WELCOME TO THE NEVADA STATE FAMILY

By partnering together, your student can find the success and opportunity they desire. We hope to cultivate your student both personally and professionally during their time at the College. We urge you to utilize this site in learning more about your student’s progression through college and the resources we have provided to help them be successful.

Things to know about before
applying to NSC

Admission requirements

High School GPA:

  • Cumulative, unweighted high school GPA of at least 2.5

High School Courses:

  • English: Emphasis on composition, rhetoric, and American, English, and world literature (4 units)
  • Mathematics: Three units including at least two units of algebra 1 and higher level mathematics, chosen from second year algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, probability and statistics, and other advanced mathematics (3 units)
  • Natural Sciences:  (lab or simulation) Including biology, chemistry or physics, with at least one year in laboratory science (2 units)
  • Social Science/Studies: Including world history and geography, US history, economics, government, or law (3 units)

GED recipients:

  • Test score range of 165-200 (Test date of January 2014-current)
    • If you have taken the GED before 2014, please send your test scores to the admission office for review)

HiSET recipients:

  • Test score range of 15 or higher

Academics & Majors

Degrees and Programs – Our range of course offerings gives you the flexibility to explore your options and find the major that best fits your interests. Learn More

Academic Success Center(ASC) – Nevada State’s offers you a range of services including free one-on-one and group tutoring sessions. Learn More

Academic Calendar – Find out important dates for the upcoming year. Learn More

Writing Center – The Nevada State College Writing Center offers free writing support for Nevada State students. Learn More

Programs and Partnerships – We provide a range of special programs and partnerships that you’ll benefit from as a Nevada State student. Find out which programs are a match for you and set sail on a life-changing course of action that will introduce you to terrific and admirable participants and leaders! Learn More

Costs & Aid

Tuition and Fees – College is an investment of a lifetime. Learn about your options and the resources available for students.  Learn More

Financial Aid – With many financial aid programs available, don’t let finances stop you from achieving a college education.  Learn More

Admissions & Recruitment Scholarships – Learn about available scholarship opportunities and find out how to apply. Learn More

VA Education Benefits – Veterans are eligible to receive benefits through the VA Education Benefits program.  Learn More

Explore and Visit

Schedule a Campus Tour – Our knowledgeable Student Ambassadors will guide you on exploring the highlights of our beautiful campus. Learn More

Campus maps and hours – Information about buildings and classrooms. Learn More

Student Life – Student government, clubs and organizations, and campus recreation. Learn more

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Things to know after being admitted

Orientation

New Student Orientation is a mandatory one-day program for all new students! During Orientation, your student will get registration details for classes, learn about the college’s academic expectations and student life policies, learn about financial aid, and meet with faculty from your program.

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Campus Support

Supporting student success is just one more way we strive to BE GREAT!

Please click here to learn more.

Student Life

Experience our vibrant campus community by being involved in activities and organizations on campus.

Please click here to learn more.

Important dates

The academic calendar is maintained by the Office of the Registrar. The calendar will shows important dates like financial aid, registration, and tuition due dates, etc…

Please click here to learn more.

FERPA Information

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) gives eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. It provides that all records pertaining to a student that are maintained by the College District must be open to inspection by the student and may not be made available to any other person without the written authorization of the student.

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Career Services

Did you know that all students and alumni have full access to the Career Services Center at Nevada State FOR LIFE? 

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Commencement

Visit our schools Commencement Ceremony Homepage for more information.

Alumni

The Nevada State Alumni Network is a way for all Nevada State Graduates to stay connected to our alma mater, get involved with campus as an alum, and give back to our students.

Visit our schools Alumni Page for more information.

 

APPLY TO
STATE

COMPLETE ONLINE APPLICATION

Get started on your online application and submit the $30 application fee. During the application process, you will be asked to designate what student type you are.

Spring 2023

January 17, 2023 – May 6, 2023

Application Deadline: January 1, 2023
Transcript Deadline: January 8, 2023

Summer 2023

May 1, 2023 – August 5, 2023

Application Deadline: April 15, 2023
Transcript Deadline: April 23, 2023

Fall 2023

August 14, 2023 – December 02, 2023

Application Deadline: July 1, 2023
Transcript Deadline: August 1, 2023

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

admissions@nsc.edu
702.992.2130

recruitment@nsc.edu
702.992.2170

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Transcript Requests

Official Transcripts

NSHE to NSHE Sending transcripts to CSN, UNLV, UNR, GBC, TMCC, etc..

Transcripts being sent to another NSHE institution are free of charge.

  • NSHE institutions that qualify for free delivery are:
    • CSN – College of Southern Nevada
    • GBC – Great Basin College
    • TMCC – Truckee Meadows Community College
    • UNLV – University of Nevada, Las Vegas *(Undergraduate Only)*
        • UNLV Graduate Applicants must order transcripts online.
    • WNC – Western Nevada College
    • DRI – Dessert Research Institute
    • UNR – University of Nevada, Reno

Note: Please allow 3 – 5 business days for processing. Transcripts will not be processed on weekends or Federal Holidays

NSC Students Sending Transcripts to NSC Grad Admissions

Current or Former NSC students who are applying to a Graduate program at NSC must submit a transcript request online through National Student Clearinghouse.

Select the “Mailed Option” and address it specifically to the address listed below.

Office of Admissions & Recruitment
ATTN: Graduate College
1300 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, NV 89002

You may track your order online by clicking here.

NOTE: Any NSHE institution (UNR, UNLV, NSC, etc) transcripts must be in paper copy. Electronic copies of these transcripts do not provide sufficient data.

Order Transcripts Online

Transcripts can be ordered online through National Student Clearinghouse. Order updates will be sent to you via email or text messages.

You may track your order online by clicking here.

Delivery Methods:

  • Electronic
  • Mailed
  • FedEx (Overnight & International only)
    • FedEx will not deliver to P.O. Boxes
  • Hold for Pickup

Note: Please allow 3 – 5 business days for processing. Transcripts will not be processed on weekends or Federal Holidays

Order Transcripts In-Person

Visit our office located within the Raker Student Success (RSS) building.

The following transcript requests can be made in-person: Mailed, Hold for Pickup, and NSHE-to-NSHE.

Online electronic transcript requests must be done through the Order Transcripts Online method listed above.

Order Transcripts by Mail

Download the Transcript Request Form. Include a check, or money order payable to  the Board of Regents.

Mail your request to:

Office of the Registrar
1300 Nevada State Dr.
Henderson, NV 89002

Note: Once received please allow 7-10 business days for processing. Transcripts will not be processed on weekends or Federal Holidays

Unofficial Transcripts

Unofficial Transcripts cannot be requested or sent via e-mail, fax, or phone.

Generating an Unofficial Transcript

Current, Inactive, and Alumni students my access their unofficial transcripts through MyNSC.

Follow the instructions for Printing Unofficial Transcripts to generate your own copy.

Those who do not recall their log-in information. Please reach out to the ITS Department to regain access.